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understand why they have this thing for this in the hurricane relief. -- this thing for the sandy hurricane relief. i almost fell out of my chair when i saw all the earmarks. excuse me? you expect me to pay $64 billion to go to connecticut and new jersey. $40 billion of it is earmarked. lop that off and give them the rest. i would like to know every member of congress that put those in there. i was so angry. host: you can watch it when the house dabbles -- gavels in in about 2.5 hours. this, from our twitter page. this is on our facebook page. we are watching the debate in the senate on the filibuster rule. there's a story available online at thehill.com. they say it should require them to hold the floor and debate if they want to block legislation. carl levin favors a more modest reform and has recruited republicans to negotiate a solution. junior democrats say unless lawmakers are required to sustain life floor debates, the chamber will remain. blocked most of the time. harry reid addressed that on the floor yesterday. [video clip] >> we have been occupied with other matters, including th
after the fiscal cliff. and tomorrow's promised vote on aide for victims of super storm sandy. plus, the students of sandy hook elementary head back to school for the first time since last month's massacre in newtown. >> they wanted to see their teachers and they just want, like we all want, normalcy. >> jon: across the line in new york, a legal battle is brewing over a newspaper's controversial request to publish the names of gun permit holders. tonight, a county clerk stands his ground. >> that's seriously not even funny. >> dramatic winter rescue after a half dozen people fall into a frozen lake. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. house speaker john boehner hangs on to his gavel and a new congress gets to work after a wild ending to the last congress. the speaker was facing opposition from some of his fellow republicans over the fiscal cliff deal and for scrapping a vote on aid for victims of super storm sandy. at one point today more than two dozen house republicans said they might not vote to reelect him as speaker. that could have been enough to force a second ballot for the
're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. >>> prisoners, including death row prisoners could be set free because of a doctor's workload and tactics is the focus of a major investigation. cnn's victor blackwell has been looking into this very disturbing story. >> if you died in mississippi of any sort of suspicious circumstances, chances are dr. hand was going to be cutting you open. >> that's a former public defender talking about dr. steven han, a pathologist who has done tens and thousands of autopsies. >> how many would you say from the late '80s until probably a few years ago. >> somewhere in the range of 1400, 1500 nrk that range, maybe 1600. >> that's five to six times what's recommended by the national association of medical examiners. for the first time on television, han is resp
. >> first piece of business. a bill to provide aid to victims of superstorm sandy. >> there's no need for drama, no need for drama, and we don't want it. >>> they come out with a jobs report in hopes of high growth. >>> it's day 2 for the children of sandy hook elementary school. >>> former congresswoman gabby giffords plans to meet with the families of victims of newtown. >>> here we go. if you need help on your picks, let me know. >> are you with that woman there? anybody else want to be sworn in as a senator? >>> a heavy snow. 6 to 8 inches already on the ground. >>> two teenaged boys hanging on for dear life to a dead tree for two hours. dangerous rescue. the boys are now being treated for hypothermia. >>> the final score, 35-17. >> all that -- >> throws it down. >> if you don't like that haircut, you should see my bikini wax. >> -- and all that matters. >> we wonder why don and i weren't invited to it. >> i saw that and i never realized ray romano was bigger than me. >> -- "cbs this morning." >> president obama used a device called the auto pen to sign the fiscal pen because he's
measures being considered by joe biden's task force established after the sandy hook shootings. what, if any, new gun laws should be passed? it's our talk back question today. facebook.com/carolcnn. or send me a tweet. >>> now is your chance to talk back on one of the big stories of the day. the question for you this morning, what, if any, new gun laws should be passed? we're getting our first glimpse into what the white house may propose in terms of gun legislation. according to "the washington post," joe biden and his task force are considering reip st e reinstating the ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines, requiring universal gun checks for gun buyers, establishing a national gun sale database, strengthening mental health checks, imposing stiffer penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to minors. wow, ideas, something to talk about. forget that. already, nra-backed lawmakers are shooting down the administration's approach. >> i think you need to putter g everything on the table, but what i hear from the administration and if "the washington post" is
of massive flood damage from superstorm sandy. we'll explain. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> 24 hours and bipartisanship ushered in with a brand new congress already seems to be shifting just weeks before the next major battle over the debt ceiling republican lawmakers are making it clear they are ready to fight the president. let's bring in our national political correspondent on capitol hill with the latest. >> it seems old habits die hard. remember the moments yesterday as members of 113th congress were sworn in? never mind. after surviving a failed coo led by his own members john boehner wants to take the same fractured party into battle. in a closed door meeting of house republicans a source tells cnn boehner said he will demand budget cuts larger than any increase in the debt limit. boehner told the members the focus turns to spending that puts republicans and congress back on a collision course with the white house after the president insisted he will not negotiate over the debt ceiling. >> i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not the
for thousands of victims of superstorm sandy, both chambers of the new congress approved a measure. the remaining $51 billion will be considered later this month. joining us now is ken fineberg, the managing partner of the law firm. also somebody who worked on these issues for years. you have given away what? $29 billion to victims of 9/11, katrina and several others, bp, and virginia tech, and some of the others, so what is your role as far as superstorm sandy is concerned? >> liberty mutual, private insurers, with claims all over the atlantic region has decided to set up a program to accelerate the processes of insurance claims rising out of sandy. anybody insured with liberty first tries to resolve the claim in the normal course with liberty. if that does not work, liberty has asked me to set up an independent mediation program designed to place the insured and the insurer together with a neutral third party to try to resolve the claim quickly within a matter of four to six weeks, without resort to litigation. >> so you will be medicimediati liberty and individuals who are not s
think that hurricane sandy could be to blame. state lawmakers begin the new session with a single focus, taking aim at stricter gun control. >>> a judge orders alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. where will it send me... one call to hoveround and you'll be singing too! pick up the phone and call hoveround, the premier power chair. hoveround makes it easier than any other power chair. hoveround is more maneuverable to get you through the tightest doors and hallways. more reliable. hoveround employees build your chair, deliver your chair, and will service your chair for as long as you own your chair. most importantly, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for little or no cost. call now for your free dvd and information kit. you don't really have
for the northeast to recover from superstorm sandy in october. while the $9 billion passed relatively easily, the next bill, the $51 billion in aid, is expected to face much more scrutiny when congress takes it up january 15th. >> sources tell cnn president obama is likely to nominate republican chuck hagel as defense secretary next week. he was a former senator from nebraska who retired in 2009. the president has called him a patriot but critics have noted he has opposed sanctions against iran and the surge of troops in iraq under the bush administration. >>> it may be a new year but congress it appears is reverting to its old ways, the same old same old. with multiple budget crises ahead like the debt ceiling and automatic spending cuts, the continuing budget resolution, the people who watch capitol hill say the partisanship and brinkmanship will be as bitter as ever. cnn's national political correspondent jim acosta explains why. >> reporter: after surviving a failed coup led by his own members beleaguered house speaker john boehner wants to take the same fractured party into battle. in a
of sandy. is he setting himself up for a 2016 presidential run? new jersey thinks so. and 3/4 of voters give him a thumbs up. two years ago today, jared lee loughner killed six people, wounded congresswoman gabby giffords, giffords speaking out about gun control. we'll hear what she has to say. >>> but first a hearing providing chilling, new detail about movie theater massacre in aurora, colorado, that left 12 people dead. day two of the preliminary hearing for suspect james holmes. casey wian's just come out of the court and joins us live from centennial, colorado. what's the latest from the hearing? >> reporter: well, what we heard, ali, just inside the courtroom a little while ago, two of the 41 911 calls placed the night of that shooting. two calls plays pi a detective made from inside the theater. one of them was the first call that was made on that night by a gentleman named kevin. call lasted 27 seconds, difficult to hear what he said, what the 911 operator had to say. but the unmistakable sound was the sound of gunshots, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. more than 30 gunshots in 27
for the first time since super storm sandy hit. over 100 certificates deeming the home safe to live in were handed out and residents were told they don't have to follow a 10 p.m. curfew anymore. good news for those folks. >>gretchen: by now we've seen that map posted by a new york newspaper pinpointing local gun homeowner addresses. guards and families information appears ton that map. a rockland county sherrif appears about all of that. we were expressing in the commercial break i don't think people understood the domino effect. now inmates are threatening guards. in what way? >> they are saying we know where you live. we know where your family lives. we can retaliate if in fact we choose to. it's a threat that the officers, they come to work, they do their job. and now they've got to worry about when they go home and their families' safety. >>gretchen: there are 8,000 active and retired new york preponderance of the police officers currently living in your county. what is your feeling about gun ownership legally put out? >> i think it jeopardized all the good people of rockland county as
'm jennifer granholm. tonight in "the war room," more than three weeks have passed since the sandy hook shooting. still no meaningful gun legislation. but still something is happening, the faces who will lead the fight for the remormon has begun to emerge as has the faces of those who will fight against them. some of these faces are new. some are expected, and all of them will play a role in what is going to become one of this country's most passionate and telling debates. >> jennifer: i'd like to start tonight by introducing you to christina taylor green she's an energic third grader with a passion for dancing and baseball. she's the only girl on her little league team, and girl after my own heart she has a keen interest in politics, which is why two years ago today christina taylor green went to meet her congressional representative gabby giffords. on that day the same spray of gunfire that hit giffords killed christina green. the pain of losing a nine-year-old child is simply unimaginable. but her mother is turning her own heartbreak to a call to action in an new ad today. >> the san
quarter. >> it will be the fourth quarter. they are going to blame everything from super storm sandy to the fiscal cliff. fourth quarter earning season kicks off with alcoa after the closing bell today. they will be looking at how many of the nation's biggest companies fared end of last year also to 2012. here are the expectations for growth. for earnings growth we are expecting to see that rise according to thompson router 2.8 percent on 1.9 percent revenue growth that is better than third quarter but mediocre at best. >>> betting on business travel is supposed to go up. >> good signs for the economy. business travel is up 4.6 pirs. that's the expectation for 2013. we are talking 267 billion according to the global business travel association. businesses are finding it worth it to spend money to send workers on the road. for every dollar spent of core rat travel businesses usually realize $20 additional. >> you have to get out there in front of clients. anheuser-busch got a new beer coming out. >> in time for super bowl unveiling black crown it will hit store shelves a golden amber
could last all week. >> president obama has signed a super storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government tapes led insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session show a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims various lawmakers away and no more than $50 billion in additional sandy a later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. some new york students with a ride to school this morning may not have won by wednesday. union leaders say in your city bus driver may go on strike. that will mean more than 150,000 public school students will have to find another way to school. drivers are disputing the contract a mean some lost jobs. current contracts are set to expire at the end of june in the department has ari prepared for a walkout, by public bus fare cards for students. >> 5 bay area middle schools are making a great as they made state superintendent of public instruction time for lactose tolerance extends list of middle california's mi
. this is in response to the killing of 20 first graders and 6 adults at sandy hook elementry in newtown, connecticut, last month. gun manufacturers make up roughly $12 million in the teacher retirement portfolio. the lull that hit the motorcycle industry during the recession appears to be over. sales of the bikes rose in 2012 for the first time since 2006. bmw had a stellar year, with overall motorcycle sales rising 2%. studies suggest that more women and younger buyers are lured to head out on the highway. a decade ago, boomers outnumbered gen-x and gen-y riders four-to-one. gm is shifting away from outsourcing. according to reports, the automaker wants to rely more on its own employees for tech projects versus outsourcing jobs. and it will hire around 10,000 workers for tech centers in michigan, texas and georgia and one other yet- to-be-revealed location. meanwhile, general motors predicts a modest increase in u.s. market share this year, along with reducing its losses in europe. honda is also adding jobs in the u.s. and investing $23 million into an ohio plant where it will manufacture a new hyb
as access to guns. >> with the one month anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school approaching washington is facing pressure to take meanful action. former congressman gabrielle giffords who was badly injured two years ago is taking a prominent roam. she and her husband have launched an effort to push action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines and background checks on purchases. >> i bought a gun at wall heart and i went through a back ground check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ill to get guns. >> the shock over the elementary school shootings is leading to gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one innocent child being the victim of an accident or the target of unstable person it is well worth our time. at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelves. >> people want to be able to protect themselves. >> the biden task forces hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month and president obama may act by executive order before congress. >> thank you very were. our time is 5:36. one
frustrating, i got angry. i was so very passionate, following what happened at sandy hook, as we all were. and my position on what should be done about gun control, i've been advocating for a long time. so this to me was a tipping point. and to hear them continue to espouse this, you cannot touch any guns philosophy, i found very frustrating. with alex jones, i took a different tact. my tact was to try and show that i could be a listener, that i would give him the time to explain, articulate his position, but instead, he didn't want to debate anything or discuss it. but i found it illuminating that during his rant, you got a real sense of what an element of the more extreme gun activists in this country genuinely believe. they believe that their government will perform as a sort of tyranny and overthrow them or try to, and that is why they all need to be heavily armed. and that's what he believes. that's what his followers, to his pretty well-listened to show believe. and i think sometimes, you have to give people just enough rope to tie themselves into a large, pretty unedifying not. and
is live in new york where one long island town agreed to take on the a major part of the hurricane sandy cleanup. rick? >> reporter: if you're wondering what happened to all those cars damaged by hurricane sandy. we have the answer for you out here on the east end of long island. tens of thousands of vehicles. why they're here and where they're headed coming up next jon: right now, prosecutors resting their case against the 12-year-old california boy charged with killing his neo-nazi father. rick folbaum is following this story from our new york newsroom. rick? >> a couple of interesting things in this case, jon. this is a case that may wrap up very quickly. first of all the defense team has withdrawn its plea of insanity in this case. they originally put in a plea that this young boy, joseph hall, did not know what he was doing at the time that he shot his father in the head about two years ago. they have now withdrawn that and they're saying instead that they have would like the judge in this case to throw it out because in their mind the prosecution has not adequately proved its case.
earnings. superstorm sandy is expected to top the excuses. >>> and there may not be a lot of love to go around in washington around valentine's day this year. if lawmakers fail to come together on debt talks. according to fresh numbers, the u.s. could hit the debt ceiling by early as mid february. john harwood explains all the details, a couple of reasons to go and visit that website this morning. cnbc.com. >>> still to come, why property is up at samsung electronics, but the share price is down. see you in a moment. >>> welcome back. alcoa gets the earnings reports started today. slower growth in the economy, the eu debt crisis and superstorm sandy are expected to top issues. take a look at shares this morning. before the report, they're down .75% in frankfurt. so trailing the 34k9. they have been roughly flat over the last few months. james is a huge fan of werings season. you're so excited about this one, i know. >> i live for the wering hes season. you could spend almost your entire time -- >> there's only about three months of the year when you're not engaged in looking at earnings
on the ground. and this shooting comes nearly a month after the sandy hook elementary school shooting, immediately became political today. dianne feinstein, a democrat, who plans to introduce a bill banning assault weapons released a statement after the shooting today asking, "how many more shootings must there be in america before we come to the realization that guns and grievances do not belong together?" that came as vice president joe biden met with his gun violence task force today and members of the nra. and he talked about a key idea he thinks should pass. >> there is a surprising, so far, a surprising recurrence suggestions that we have universal background checks. not just close the gun show loophole, but total, universal background checks, including private sales. >> john avalon is "outfront." john, let's just start off with these background checks. obviously, look, for whether a potential purchaser has a criminal record or history of mental illness. obviously, there's issues with both of those things and how they're defined. but on the background check concept overall, how
advised as spencer and sandy are in and you can traffic it on line. temperatures in the upper 30's for livermore and fairfield and santa rosa and everyone else is low-to-mid 40's. 47 in san francisco the warm spot this morning. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's in the monterey bay, and girl provide is cooler at 39. scattered showers are possible the next two days which will be light and scattered and frosty night for a lot of us, all the way through the week end and another chance of a scattered shower on saturday. high pressure to the east. high pressure to the west. the cold air is moving through. a lot of cold air but not much moisture. we have a chance of scattered showers they will not drop much other than bringing in really cold air. at 7:00 this morning, cloudy out there, and at 1:00 o'clock, scattered shower will develop across the cold front which is still in mendocino and at 5:00 you can see scattered shower or two around the bay area moving in and through the south bay by 9:00 and when we get in the colder air the bet chance -- best chance for a shower is in that are
. lawmakers in d.c. have approved $9 billion of aid for areas devatstated by hurricane sandy, with a potential $51 billion more on the way. ed gjertsen, vp of mack investment securities, joins us with this morning with the economic punch, and how it could help stocks. good morning. and hopefully, some good will come from this tragedy. what do you anticipate? > > angie, i really don't see a lot coming out of this. it's $9 billion. it's basically going to be going more into the infrastructure of just paying the fema bills for the flood insurance. if that additional $50 billion comes, there's a lot of pork in that. i don't see that being a direct, relative basis for stock. so i don't see a big lift from that money going into the east coast. > would you buy any remodeling stocks, such as home depot? > > i know think so. the money is going to be spread around in so many different places, i think there might be a short- term benefit from that, but i think overall economic growth will have a lot more powerful impact with stocks than another congressional outlet. > ed, thank you for your thoughts toda
victims of super storm sandy. another one will be voted on in mid-january. >>> well, today is the day president barack obama will officially win reelection for a second term. it is actually the electoral college and the 38 have casted those votes for this afternoon during a joint session of congress. however, treasurer tim geithner is expected to give up his role and he will stay on the job until the presidential inauguration. some say he will stay longer with the physical cliff another -- fiscal cliff negotiations. the debt ceiling is not far but tim geithner will remain around until the end of the inauguration. >>> congresswoman gabrielle giffords will reportedly visit newtown connecticut this afternoon which is the deadly scene of the school shooting. congresswoman gabrielle giffords is still recovering after being shot in her home state in january 2011. >>> secretary hillary rodham clinton said she will return to work next week. she has been sidelined by a string of medical problems. she was just released from the hospital where she was treated for a blood clot in her head. >>> ch
. at 9:00 why hurricane sandy could be to blame for this. >> then at 11:pé$/ late details on a!! ship colliding with the bay bridge z why san francisco bay act yi activities say there is more than that we should be worried about. >> that does it for this edition of abc 7 news. >> from all of us so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. this is "jeopardy!" plelcome today's contestants -- an international education specialist f rom washington d.c.... a project specialist from kansas ciease wssouri... and our returning champion, an underwriter from wheaton, illinois... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert. thank you
. >> as a mother and grandmother here in marin my heart is broken. >> reporter: often inspired by the sandy hook school shooting donors are giving to a gun buy back fund. $40,000 in public donations. enabling marin to buy guns, no names, no questions asked. >> thank you for getting those guns out of your house. god bless you. >> if they want to turn in three gun, they'll get paid on the spot. >> reporter: each gun is worth $100, $200 if it's a semi automatic. >> this is what you can do for mankind. >> reporter: we found marin residents enthusiastic and optimistic. >> i'm not naive enough to think that i'm going to get every young gangster to come in and turn in their gun. >> reporter: but what they want is to get the unforgotten guns that might become a danger. >> and because gun violence travels, residents of san francisco, sonoma and contra costa can come to marin. they will be getting vouchers, marin residents have priority. we're live in san rafael, deborah villalon. >>> and lawmakers are going after ammunition not the weapons. >> it takes bullets to put in the gun. when bullets are more ava
by the sandy hook school shooting donors are giving to a gun buy back fund. $40,000 in public donations. enabling marin to buy guns, no names, no questions asked. >> thank you for getting those guns out of your house. god bless you. >> if they want to turn in three gun, they'll get paid on the spot. >> reporter: each gun is worth $100, $200 if it's a semi automatic. >> this is what you can do for mankind. >> reporter: we found marin residents enthusiastic and optimistic. >> i'm not naive enough to think that i'm going to get every young gangster to come in and turn in their gun. >> reporter: but what they want is to get the unforgotten guns that might become a danger. >> and because gun violence travels, residents of san francisco, sonoma and contra costa can come to marin. they will be getting vouchers, marin residents have priority. we're live in san rafael, deborah villalon. >>> and lawmakers are going after ammunition not the weapons. >> it takes bullets to put in the gun. when bullets are more available than sudafed, we have a problem. >> reporter: the bill from berkeley assemblywo
possible. . >>> president obama today signed a $9.7 billion aid package for victims of hurricane sandy. the measure passed the house on friday, but a vote of 354-67. the senate approved it unanimously. without debate. most of the money toes to fund government-backed flood insurance claims. congress is scheduled to take up another aid measure, this one costing $51 billion coming up on january 15th. >>> well part of the week was wet, but let see how the workweek is shaping up we'll check in with mark tamayo to look at weather. >> we have a warm up and another major cooling trend. so a lot to talk about in our forecast for tonight. you can see the live camera right now on the maps though, we can see you the radar perspective, with just a few high clouds across the bay area. live doppler sweep showing you the dry weather pattern. another closer look at the sierra where things have dried up. parts of nevada you can see snowfall on the order of 1 to 4". 2.5" towards minden and the possibility of lingering snow showers for tonight. back home current temperatures are currently in the upper 40
. >>> the president has signed into law a bill providing nearly $10 billion to victims of superstorm sandy. the new law ramps up fema's borrowing authority so that 100,000 flood claims won't be delayed. another $51 billion in aid will be voted on later this month. >>> a lot of news to report this morning from a world of sports. the 113-day nhl dispute has been settled and players could head back to the ice in the next few weeks. meanwhile, the nfl playoffs are off to a wild start as the washington redskins lost quarterback robert griffin iii to a knee injury, costing them the game against the seattle seahawks. >>> and linebacker ray lewis went out on top, taking the vikings to victory in the final home game before retiring. he has the dance and all. >>> tonight, alabama and notre dame face off in the bcs championship game in miami. it's now 7:15. back to matt, savannah and al. could be a new dance craze. >> he has been doing that one for a while. who do we like in the game tonight? >> i don't know. i'm going to be neutral officially. real courageous. >> i think alabama is going to win. i do. >> not
calls last june. similar problems cropped up when superstorm sandy hit in october. >>> and a closer look at the brain of the late nfl line baker junior seau and the ten-time all pro committed suicide in may. specialists who have studied him closely say that he has evidence of scarring and a condition called chronic traumatic enself lop tea e.ect. we'll have a live report from sanjay gupta. particularly when you're talking young kids and so forth, we've heard about the issue of concussion cans. >> sanjay has done a lot of research, a lot of work on these concussions, these head injuries from football. it's a serious, serious subject. >> that's reason enough to tune in and continue to stay tuned in. >> it was such a tragic loss. i remember the day upon hearing the news of his suicide. really, really sad. >> all right. thank you. >>> we're just about to get a close look at assault weapons. they are likely to become the targets of proposed gun control laws again. but, first, what's wrong with this picture? our strategy session is looking at whether the president needs to recruit more women a
, connecticut, could soon bear the name a hometown teacher who died protecting her students in the sandy hook massacre massacre. the mayor proposing it be renamed to honor the memory of victoria soto. the measure is expected to be taken up at a meeting next week. >>> and adding tweets to its collection of public documents. it has amassed 170 billion public twitter messages as part of an agreement the library signed with the social media site in 2010. the library's currently looking for ways to make this new database available to the public. i think that's going to be quite a telling history if you can see what people were tweeting at the moment on given events like the state of the union. >> you been tweeting a lot? >> i have been. >>@lisasylvester? >> @lsylvester.com. >>> president obama's choice for defense secretary drawing criticism including some of chuck hagel's fellow republicans. one of them is here to explain why he has already decided he won't vote to confirm hagel. >> he's a good man, but this is the wrong job for him. he's certainly outside of the national security mainstream. hum
from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. >>> welcome back. time for the "gut check." star quarterback robert griffin iii reinjured his bad knee in the first quarter yesterday and fell after throwing an incomplete pass and limping and remained in that game and then in the fourth quarter, rg3 falls on the ball after a bad snap and injured the knee again. this time had to leave the game for good. following the 24-14 loss, talk centered around the coach's decision to keep rg3 in that game. >> i talked to robert and robert said to me, he said, coach, there's a difference between being injured abe hurt. he said i'm hurting. i guarantee you i'm not injured. that was enough for me. >> i'm the quarterback of this team. my job is to be out there if i can play. the only time i couldn't play is when i went down. i too
is expected to take all week. >> president obama has signed a sober storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government pay flood insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session at shelled a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims. lawmakers a way, and on more than $50 billion in additional 78 later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. sums they are students vote will take the bus to school may not have a ride this wednesday. union leaders in york city bus drivers may go on strike strike this week leaving more the 150,000 public school students stranded. divers are negotiating a new contract. school officials have been preparing for a possible walkout by buying up in the public bus passes for each student affected. >> i bay area middle schools are making the grade as a maid state superintendent of public instruction, tore up for lack sends list of california's middle grade school to watch in 2013. union middle school and san jose, san lorenzo va
of a new york judge. >>> plus -- a bay area fund- raiser for victims of superstorm sandy. how much money the event raised. ♪ >>> dozens of musicians and entertainer does donated their -- donated their time for a benefit of superstorm sandy. organizers of the event at the restaurant say they raised more than $2,000. the money will be going to two families, one family lost their home in the storm and the other family's home was badly damaged. >>> back here at home, two men are due in a bay area court today. they are charged in connection with the deadly shootings of two teenaged girls in oakland. the 18-year-old and 19-year-old are expected to enter pleas. investigators say powell shot and killed 15-year-old raquel and 16-year-old bobbi back in november. edwards is being charged as an accessory to murder. a juvenile was arrested in the case. investigators still haven't told us about a possible motive but they say the suspects did know the victims. >>> and a hearing will be held today on whether the man charged with killing 7 people at oikos university is mentally fit to stand trial. a co
that you get these last minute pieces of legislation like the fiscal cliff deal or the hurricane sandy legislation which are full of tax breaks for puerto rican rum and hollywood and nascar and, you know, limousines and so on and thi only people find out about after the fact because at 12:01 a.m., when the thing already been enacted. this is a lousy way to run the government and the democrats under leader harry reid have on responsible for this and yet you could look long and hard from mainstream media commentary on this. jon: ellen? >> i agree with jim, you know, it has been, this has been let go but let's remember, from 1999 to 2007, there were three times the republicans also didn't pass a budget. would be very interesting to see if there was equal media coverage from that. we didn't go back and take a look at it. but that would be very interesting to take a look at. jon: republicans passed budget on the house side the last two fiscal years. one of them cut $6 trillion in spending from the president's proposed budget. the senate did vote on president obama's budget on may 25th of 20
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could include many surprises because of events like superstorm sandy, the presidential election and the fiscal cliff. taking a live look at the big toward, the dow is down 57. the nasdaq is down 16. s&p down 7. >>> there is a new report that disney is looking for ways to cut costs and it could mean eliminating some jobs. sources inside the company that spans theme parks, and merchandise, say an internal audit is underway. disney is not commenting on the report but it does say it looks -- is looking for ways to cut costs and has increased technology in the past few months. >>> 8:46. the suspect in the colorado movie theater mass care will be back in court today for a hearing to determine if the case will go to trial. >>> yesterday was a very emotional day in court. victims' families sat through testimony by police officers. this hear something expected to continue until friday. >>> former nebraska senator chuck hagel could be in for some really tough confirmation hearings. both democratic and republican lawmakers are expressing concerns about him being nominated to be the country
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including measures that go far beyond a ban on assault weapons just over three weeks after the sandy hook shootings in newtown, connecticut, "the washington post" says vice president biden's task force is seriously looking at widespread measures. among them, establishing universal background checks for gun buyers and a national database to track all gun sales. the group is also exploring ways to strengthen mental health checks and creating harsher penalties for carrying guns near schools. in some cases, the potential measures could be implemented through executive action rather than waiting for congressional approval. and yesterday several prominent republican senators were h hesitant to make stricter gun-control laws their top priority in 2013. >> i think what we need to do first is see what the vice president's group comes up with, what their recommendations are. there will be plenty of time to take a look at their recommendations once they come forward. what's going to dominate washington for the next three months here is going to be spending and debt. >> the reason we're discussing th
from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. >>> good morning. and welcome back to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm joe kernen along with becky quick and andrew ross sorkin. making headlines, there's quite a piece of deutsche bank reportedly made about $650 million in profit back in 2008 from trades that were pegged to libor, which was manipulated. regulators have been investigating allegations that more than a dozen banks, including deutsche bank, rigged that benchmark rate, underpinning trillions of dollars in loans and other financial contracts in the journal cites deutsche bank doc
sandy. residents in seaside heights, new jersey, will finally after all this time be able to return to their homes today. officials say over 100 certificates have already been granted deeming the homes now safe to live in. those residents were told they don't have to abide by a 10:00 p.m. cure few anymore. -- cure. we wish them well. bill: gun control laws possibly going to a whole new level? white house is going way beyond reinstating the law ban on assault weapons. universal background checks on gun buyers and movement and sale of weapons through aings national database. kirsten powers, tony sayegh, former press aide to republican vice-presidential nominee jack kemp and. welcome to both of you. strengthen mental health checks. strengthen penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to minors. so the list is broad. tony, can this pass. >> it will be tough, bill. one of the misconceptions about gun control is a very partisan issue. it is regional issue. you heard heidi heitkamp from north dakota. seven democratic senators from pro-gun states including mark begich from kir
, the leader of syria. he says he will stay put. another story in the news. hurricane sandy. a headline in the washington times. senator reid says -- the story is in nola.com. our question for you this morning is whether spending should be tied to a debt limit increase. should there be a refusal to increase the debt limit until spending as cut? lauren, baltimore, democrat. caller: here is my problem. if there was not spending, there would not be a debt limit. why should there be a question concerning the issue? in terms of governmental spending, i am not sure if very many are aware that government officials are making 2, 3, and four times as much as the average individual when they are using the numbers between 250,000 dollars and 400 thousand dollars. these government officials work six months out of the year. there are getting four-time -- full-time pay, which is four or five or six times more than the average individual. those are the same individuals who are caulking -- talking about government spending. the average individual is living paycheck to paycheck. even if you are in a goo
. >> the obama administration response to the caller brought will appear in sandy hook. this smells of censorship. i do not think it really works. it is the parents were by the kids' games. i do not know. i think this is the wrong angle of the wrong tree to bark up so to speak. again, gun lobbyists and gun- control in japan have stopped mass shootings and they have much more violent cartoons and video games. >> we have a real interesting battle between first and second amendment. >> that is only by opinion. >> let us talk about the new treasury secretary. >> it looks like jack lew will replace timothy gai nter. >> what is a treasure secretary do? they're run financial--they look after financial debt. >> and the bottom right hand corner of our people money gaitner signature. what is that that is horrible. >> we have to change that. i cannot put that on monday. >> this seems like an eye appointment. he has very little experience. he is a big no god. he will say no time and time again. he is the one that will have to keep the budget cut going when we hit the debt ceiling right. >> the debt ceiling c
hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. . >>> good morning. and welcome back to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm joe kernen along with becky quick and andrew ross sorkin. you've got the shirt. >> i'd like to approximately the viewers on this one. >> really? >> yes. >> our viewers can be cruel. >> or they could rule in his favor and overrule you. >> that will never happen with that shirt. that will never happen. making headlines -- making headlines -- you are making headlines. >> markets. >> a recovery team -- i'm short big time. i have a huge -- i'm like bill ackman on that shirt. that's the herba life of all times. that's a pyramid scheme. start towing off shell alaska oil rig near the coastline. all elements are in place for towing operations so those should proceed today. >>> federal regulators are suing jpmorgan jpmorg
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